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Judge Yeakel produced a penetrating opinion that tears away the justification abortion opponents have offered to justify laws that exist for one and only one purpose -- to take away women's ability to choose to have an abortion.
Indira Kaljo, a Muslim-American basketball player who has sought the right to wear a hijab during European professional games, says a ban on religious wear is forcing players like her to choose between basketball and their faith.
On Tuesday, a federal trial court in Massachusetts held that it is "plainly unconstitutional to require a female inmate to expose herself, particularly to the extreme degree required during a strip search, in the presence of a male officer."